Church Perpetrator Protecting & Why It Is Not Of Jesus.

15 Aug

Healing From Complex Trauma & PTSD/CPTSD

This applies to all abuse carried out in Churches – particularly by the church ministers, and should be applicable to all types of abuse.
 
 
 
When the Church Prefers Perpetrators by Mary DeMuth.
 

Something is wrong when the church protects perpetrators and marginalizes victims. In recent months, we’ve seen a bit of the underbelly of covering up sexual abuse, demanding victims forgive and forget instantly for the sake of the poor offenders whose lives might be ruined if they were found out. (See this article at Christianity Today that summarizes a recent case).

(Note: This post isn’t about the Sovereign Grace Ministries situation particularly as much as it is about any church that listens more to the perpetrators than to the victims. I believe this is a universal problem.)

Cover up that exalts the “ministry” or a ministry personality over the well being…

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